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The Shipping Point

The Rise of China and the Future of Retail Supply Chain Management

Wiley, J,
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Fascinating insights into the changing supply chain industry inChina, from leading international experts
A fascinating look at the enormous changes taking place in Chinatoday as it evolves from global manufacturer to global consumermarketplace, The Shipping Point: The Rise of China and theFuture of Retail Supply Chain Management explores how China'sascension will have a profound impact on the future of retailsupply chain management. Bringing together the knowledge andexpertise of leading supply chain and retail professionals fromaround the world to illuminate opportunities that are likely todevelop over the next decade in China, the book is essentialreading for anyone working with or looking to better understand howsupply chains work.
Focusing on cutting edge logistics programs, processes, andtechnologies that will drive supply chain innovation in thetwenty-first century, the book highlights innovative logisticsprograms that link the Asia Pacific manufacturing base, withinternational retailers and end consumers. Providing real examplesof supply chain innovation in the marketplace to clearly illustratethe ideas in action, the book explores multi-country consolidationin China, strategies for greening the supply chain, supply chain& logistics IT systems, contingency planning strategy, and muchmore.
* Explores the programs, processes, and technologies that willdrive supply chain innovation in the years ahead, with a particularfocus on China
* Incorporates case studies contributed by retail executives andlogistics industry professionals from around the world
* Highlights innovative logistics programs that link the AsiaPacific manufacturing base with international retailers and endconsumers
In The Shipping Point, international transportation andlogistics expert Peter Levesque and a team of contributing authorsprovide practical expertise and insights into present and futureopportunities for consumer retail and supply chainmanagement--and what it will take to turn those opportunitiesinto reality.


Titel: The Shipping Point
Autoren/Herausgeber: Peter J. Levesque
Ausgabe: 1. Auflage

ISBN/EAN: 9780470826256

Seitenzahl: 300
Produktform: E-Book
Sprache: Englisch

Peter Levesque has over 20 years of internationaltransportation and logistics experience. He has been living andworking in the Asia-Pacific region since 1996 and currently servesas Chief Commercial Officer for Modern Terminals Limited based inHong Kong. Prior to joining Modern Terminals Mr. Levesque served assenior vice president as CEVA Logistics and as regional vicepresident for DHL's international Supply Chain Group. In 2000, heco-founded V-Logic Limited, a niche 3PL company based in Hong Kong,and prior to V-Logic he held several management positions withAmerican President Lines, including managing director of (ACS) APLLogistics for North Asia.
Mr. Levesque holds a BA in Political Science from the University ofMassachusetts, and an MBA from Northwestern University's J.L.Kellogg Graduate School of Management and the Hong Kong Universityof Science and Technology. He has served as Adjunct Professor ofEntrepreneurship for the Kellogg--HKUST MBA program, and theHong Kong University of Science and Technology's MBA program.
Please contact Peter Levesque at: TheShippingPoint2011@yahoo.comand - Newsletter
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